From: Eric Neilsen (email@example.com)
Date: 06/28/00-07:56:35 PM Z
BL, BLB tubes are actinic lights - a light that allows a reaction to
with uv light that produces an image.
Super Actinic lights have a higher energy uv light , the process can
You could classify plate burners as super actinic, but there are many
different lamps for plate burners.
Robert Lyman wrote:
> I know nothing about actinic lights. Am I right in thinking that they are
> similar to flourescents? I would love to know more if someone can help. If
> you are printing more than one process ( say gum and pt), would UV tubes be
> your best bet?
> Bob Lyman ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
> From: Ed Stander <email@example.com>
> Subject: UV light source
> Super Actinic and aquarium bulbs give a very high output between 390-410
> nm, making them an excellent source of UV for Platinum, but lousy for some
> of the other processes such as gum, which is much more photoactive around
> 360-380 nm. Each process has its own requirements
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